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5 Bible Verses to Help You Teach Your Kids Right

5 Bible Verses to Help You Teach Your Kids Right

“Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him.” (Psalms 127:3). After giving us the gift of children, God expects us to take care of them. Although it's a hard and costly responsibility, being a parent is a blessing from above. When God entrusts a child to a family, He wants them to grow up “... In wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.” (Luke 2:52). To this end, He gives us instructions in the Bible for thriving, strong, and wise children. Are you looking for a parenting guide? The Bible has everything you need. Here are 5 practical pieces of advice from the Bible to help you guide your children as they grow up.

5 Bible Passages to Help You Raise Your Child Right

Why should you make sure to educate your children well?

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” (Proverbs 22:6)

Should you correct your child?

“Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish them with the rod, they will not die. Punish them with the rod and save them from death. (Proverbs 23: 13-14)

Make sure that your children hold onto their courage

“Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.” (Colossians 3:21)

Pass on good values to your children

“Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them.” (Deuteronomy 4:9)

See and fulfill children’s needs

“Which of you fathers, if your son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead? Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?” (Luke 11:11-12)

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